Frontend Engineer (Core focus)

Job description

2022 will be a big year here at OTA Insight as we recently had the pleasure of announcing a new series B funding of 80 million which will fuel our investment in product innovation! To accomplish our ambitions plans we are growing our innovation teams significantly where our Frontend Engineering team plays a crucial part in. Ready to have a big impact in an ambitious scale-up? Read along!

OTA Insight is a scale-up within the hotel industry. Founded in 2012, with a vision to provide user friendly tools to hoteliers. Today we are considered the global leader in hotel BI and are working with 55,000+ hotels worldwide in 185+ countries. As there are more than 1 million hotels worldwide, we are still filled with ambition to grow further.

About the position

We are looking for a Frontend Engineer who is passionate about working on an architectural level to make sure all our frontend applications work in a reliable, scalable and performant way. 

In a fast-growing scale-up priorities might shift from time to time. You’ll gain experience and ownership in different domains depending on your ambition, but here are some general topics:

  • Experiment, think about and take ownership of different parts of our frontend architecture and find ways to improve it.

  • You will be working on new features or improvements that affect all different frontend teams and will collaborate with the other teams with any technical issues they may have.

  • Iterate on our design system, in close collaboration with the design team.

  • Work on keeping a high technical standard, together with the rest of the frontend team.

  • Provide support to your team members and other teams in the company. We have a very open and flat structure and have a very short feedback loop on both internal and customer questions.

Technologies you’ll work with:

Ember.js, Sass, Stencil.js, Storybook, Lerna, Gitlab, Docker, Google Cloud

Curious on why we use Ember.js? Have a read:

About the team

The OTA Insight Frontend team in Gent is the most visible part of what our engineering team does. The Frontend Core team is responsible for maintaining and improving the frontend architecture so all frontend teams can implement features in a reliable, scalable and performant way. Members of the core team will collaborate with the other frontend engineers to assist and guide them with any technical issues they may have. This team has a specific focus on implementation of cross product features and holding a high technical standard throughout all frontend applications. New features that span multiple frontend repositories are also a responsibility of the core team. The team works in close collaboration with our product and design teams to implement features such as usage tracking and payments.


We are looking for:

  • Bachelor or master degree in a STEM or design field or equivalent experience.

  • A solid understanding of core web and browser concepts.

  • Experience with any modern frontend framework React, Vue.js,...- we use Ember.js.

  • A desire to work on technical issues, thinking about and improving the architecture of multiple frontend projects.

  • Passion for leading-edge technology and proven track record researching and implementing new tech effectively.

  • Able to convey technical concepts in a concise and clear way.

  • High-energy self-starter with a passion for data, attention to detail, and a positive attitude.

  • Fluent in English.

We welcome:

  • Experience with design systems or component libraries.
  • Knowledge of Python and Django.